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Sep 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
of the united nations general assembly. he cut short his trip and headed home after issuing a statement denouncing terrorism. >> a terrible loss. but as you rightly say, this will not deter us from continuing the fight that we have, and we will definitely succeed. >> reporter: karzai has been urging the taliban to join the government, believing the issues afghanistan faces cannot be resolved by military operations alone. the death of rabbani is certain to affect reconciliation efforts and could deal a severe blow to the government of afghanistan. hideki yui, nhk world, islamabad. >>> and in thailand about 95% of the population is buddhist. but down in the south near the border with malaysia, nearly 80% of the people are muslim. around the world, religious extremists have gained influence in recent years, and thailand is no exception. the south is regularly hit by bombings and deadly violence. an nhk crew visited the region of this forgotten war. in the second of our two-day special we look at efforts to stem the cycle of violence. >> reporter: the economy of southern thailand
Sep 21, 2011 4:30pm PDT
66 united nations general assembly has opened in new york. world leaders are calling for action on the global debt crisis, renew efforts for boosting economic growth and ending a stalemate in the middle east. if the real showdown is expected on friday when palestinians submitted their bid for full u.n. membership. brazil, in keeping with tradition, kick off the annual debate. >> an historic moment as a result of the president became the first woman to open the general debate. >> this is the voice of democracy. [applause] i am convinced that this will be the century of women. >> they will come to the newest un member states. she said she hoped to welcome the palestinians as well. she said it was time for them to be given full membership. but the u.s. and israel are strongly opposed. washington will veto any membership bid. president obama repeated his warning against unilateral moves by the palestinians. if he called for resumption of direct peace talks between the sides. >> i am convinced that there is no shortcut to the end of a conflict that has endured for decades. it peas is ha
Sep 19, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. palestinian leaders will ask the united nations to recognize their territory as an independent state. the u.n. general assembly debate starts wednesday. palestinian prime minister met on sunday with western financial supporters. his delegation submitted a report describing the israeli occupation as the biggest obstacle to statehood. he told reporters it was vital for the international community to recognize palestine as a full u.n. member. israel strongly opposes the idea. it said in its report that mutual dialogue is the only way to resolve the issues. the israeli foreign minister said making them a u.n. member would destabilize an already unstable region. mahmoud abbas willow pose it being recognized as independent state in a speech scheduled for friday. >>> one of japan's giants mitsubishi heavy industry detected a computer virus at 11 sites producing defense and nuclear equipment in august. it's investigating the possibility of a cyber attack. the company says virus found on 83 servers and personal computers was designed to steal data from the company's inhouse network. no leaks have been confirmed. the infected
Sep 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
: president obama will give his third address to the united nations general assembly. live coverage on line starting at 9:00 a.m. eastern time on c- the president is expected to address the middle east peace process. the president spoke yesterday on libya, touting it as a model of what the international community can achieve. that's where we will begin this morning, with your take on the role of the u.n. and world affairs. >> libya is a lesson in what the international community can achieve when we stand together as one. i said at the beginning of this process, we cannot and should not intervene every time there is injustice in the world, yet it is also true that there are problems where the world could have and should have summoned the will to prevent the killing of innocents on a horrific scale. we are forever haunted by the atrocities we did not prevent and the lives we did not save. this time was different. this time we, through the united nations, found the courage and the collective will to act. host: let me begin with the front page of "the washington times." they said
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Sep 24, 2011 2:00pm EDT
on issues that divide them. >> that was president obama, speaking before the united nations general assembly this week and arguing against a u.n. vote on palestinian state hood. some say the speech was an attempt to court jewish voters ahead of a tough reelection bid in 2012, lost last week and supposedly safe house seat in a heavily jewish new york city congressional district raised questions about the level of support that obama has with the traditionally democratic group. we're back with dan henninger and dorothy rabinowicz. and fred steven joins the panel. has the president been anti-israel? >> yes, yes, he has. >> paul: how so? >> begin with the hostility towards benjamin netanyahu, who is the prime minister of israel. a number of meetings in which netanyahu was ushered out the back door, occasions when he was publicly berated by senior administration officials and a speech earlier this year, in which he created a formula in you which israel was expect today withdraw from territories about actually getting an end, the conflict with the palestinians and what you've seen in the last few days w
Sep 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
world will come to new york for the opening of the united nations general assembly. housing starts are also on tuesday. ththat is the total of new residential units that began construction lt month. wednesday, the nation's realtors report the number of homes in august. also, federal reserve market committee opens up the monthly meeting extended from two days to one after device e sieve debate. >> this 10,500-square-foot home on malibu's exclusive billionaire beach is for sale this weekend. with a minimum bid of $22 millio a loss of 65%, by the way, this msion is the most expensive home evero be put on the block in the united states. a sign that the housing market's collapse deflated even the most wealalthy neighborhoods. bidders, of course, must be preapproved. >>> my guest next week, president bill clinton. have is a good weea good weeeek i'll see you next weekend.
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